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ReutersNAIROBI, May 21 (Reuters) - Kenyan world 5,000 and 10,000 metres gold medallist Vivian Cheruiyot said on Tuesday she will not defend her titles at the Moscow world athletics championships in August. "I will be out for some time," Cheruiyot, 30, told...
LONDON – Ending four decades of perfect attendance, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the biennial meeting of Commonwealth leaders later this year as part of a rethink by palace officials of long-distance travel and public events for the 87-year-old...
Tags: Government, Sri Lanka, Heads of State, Australia, Elizabeth II
Sports ReporterThe 23rd annual Commonwealth Games began with a bang tonight. While some events were held as early as April, the main stretch of competition is this weekend. That included Friday's Opening Ceremony inside the Roanoke Civic Center. The games feature...
Tags: Charley Taylor
World NowSeven Cameroonian athletes have disappeared from the Olympic Village in London, a Cameroonian official said....
We are less than two months away from the 23rd annual Commonwealth Games and Thursday, Virginia Amateur Sports made a few announcements about this year's games. Subway was introduced as the new primary sponsor, and once again the event is also drawing...
Tags: Speed Skating, Sports
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand farm lobby group says sheep shearing has the potential to become an Olympic demonstration sport. But don’t count on that happening anytime soon. The ‘‘time has come to elevate...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A New Zealand farm lobby group says sheep shearing has the potential to become an Olympic demonstration sport. But don't count on that happening anytime soon. The ''time has come to elevate shearing's sporting status to...
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